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Scanner driver install for network


Step 1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if it is required )
Step 2. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
For Debian, Ubuntu
Step 3. Download a driver.
3-1. Check which driver will work with your product. (Product information is written in the driver download page)
3-2. Download the driver
Scanner Driver download page
Step 4. Install the driver
4-1. Turn on your MFC/DCP and connect to the network.
4-2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the driver is.
4-3. Install the scanner driver
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (scanner-drivername)
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (scanner-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
4-4. Check if the driver is installed
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -l  |  grep  Brother
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -qa  |  grep  -e  (scanner-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
Step 5. Setting for your network scanner

***Use brsaneconfig (for brscan models), brsaneconfig2 (for brscan2 models), brsaneconfig3 (for brscan3 models) or brsaneconfig4 (for brscan4 models) accordingly.
5-1. Add network scanner entry
Command  :  brsaneconfig2  -a  name=(name  your  device)  model=(model  name)  ip=xx.xx.xx.xx
Example
5-2. Confirm network scanner entry
Command  :  brsaneconfig2  -q  |  grep  (name  of  your  device)
Example
Step 6. Try a test scan
6-1. Open a scanner application and try a test scan.

Install scanner driver (dpkg)
# dpkg -i brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386.deb 
Selecting previously deselected package brscan2.
(Reading database ... 89034 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking brscan2 (from brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386.deb) ...
Setting up brscan2 (0.2.4) ...

#
check scanner driver (dpkg)
$ dpkg -l | grep Brother
ii  brscan2                                    0.2.4
      Brother Scanner Driver
$
Install scanner driver (rpm)
# rpm -ihv brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386.rpm
Preparing packages for installation...
brscan2-0.2.4-0
#
check scanner driver (rpm)
# rpm -qa | grep brscan2
brscan2-0.2.4-0
#
Add network scanner entry
$ brsaneconfig2 -a name=SCANNER model=DCP-540CN ip=192.168.3.3
$
Confirm network scanner entry
$ brsaneconfig2 -q | grep SCANNER
  0 SCANNER             "DCP-540CN"         I:192.168.3.3
$

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